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Google Updating reCAPTCHA To Make It Easier For Users

Bots make up a shocking percentage of internet traffic.  In fact, in some industries, there are far more bots trolling sites than there are humans.  Keeping bots from interfering with a website's functionality and impacting human user experiences is an ongoing...

Data Breach Hits Radisson Hotel Group

The Radisson Hotel Group joins the ranks of globally-recognized brands to be on the receiving end of a successful hack.  According to the company, a small percentage of their loyalty club members had some of their personal information accessed by an unauthorized and...

Are Some SSD Drives Susceptible To Hacking?

A research team has found an exploit that allows hackers to decrypt and view encrypted files on a number of well-known SSD drives.       They include: Samsung T5 Portable Samsung T3 Portable Samsung 850 EVO Samsung 840 EVO Crucial MX 300 Crucial MX 200 Crucial MX 100...

Apple Adds Physical Security Feature To New MacBook

In recent months, hackers around the world have been finding new ways to invade people's privacy, hijacking an increasing number of cameras and microphones attached to smartphones and PCs.  Apple is responding to the evolving threat by introducing a new layer of...

Another Intel Processor Vulnerability Found

Intel just can't seem to catch a break.  By now, almost everyone has heard about the dreaded Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities which have been plaguing the chip maker since they were first discovered.  Now, it seems there's a new chip-based threat. This latest...

Most Apple Devices Are Getting A Major Software Update

If you own Apple devices that use iOS, watchOS, tvOS, or macOS, there's good news.  The company just released major updates for all of those. They're available right now, and here are a few of the highlights: For iOS 12.1, the big changes are as follows: Group Face...

IBM Invests Billions To Purchase Popular Red Hat Linux

IBM has recently announced what is to be the largest open source acquisition in history.  They're buying Red Hat for a staggering $34 billion dollars.  This, as the saying goes, changes everything. IBM has lagged behind its competitors for years in the area of cloud...

Deleting Your Google Search History Will Soon Be Easier

Google is rolling out some important changes that will make it easier for people who use their services to control their data. They're starting with their most widely used service, which is search.  In the weeks ahead, it will be easier than ever for users to delete...

Some Tumblr Users May Have Had Their Data Breached

Do you use Tumblr?  If so, be aware that your personal information may have been exposed. Tumblr recently added a feature called "Recommended Blogs" that presents you with a list of blogs you might enjoy based on your past viewing habits.  It's a great idea in theory,...

New Fake Antivirus Tech Support Scam Tricking Users

McAfee has long been a popular target of scammers, but recently, they've changed the nature of their game. In years past, they'd display a webpage informing you that any McAfee products on your computer are out of date and provide a link to the company's virtual...